Heather L. Petridis, MBA
Vice President for Graduate and Nontraditional
Enrollment and Student Services
Heather Petridis is responsible for leading Graduate Admissions, Graduate Student Financial Services, the Graduate Registrar, the Graduate Center’s client services, Nontraditional Enrollment Services, The Center for eLearning and Teaching, the Office of Military and Veterans Resources, and the university’s seven regional centers located throughout Southern California.
Petridis serves on the APU President’s Council, the Academic Cabinet, and the Administrative Cabinet, and chairs the Regional Center Strategic Design Team. Her leadership experience in higher education over the past 15 years spans private and for-profit education, career services, enrollment management, and regional center operations. Petridis earned a bachelor’s degree from Azusa Pacific University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership. She resides in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and attends Water of Life Community Church with her husband and their two daughters.